L.C. Eiland Middle School

Prior to integration, Louisville, Mississippi, had two high schools: Louisville High School and Louisville Colored High School. When both schools were integrated, Louisville High School retained its name. Louisville Colored High School was changed to L.C. Eiland Middle School and lost its history along with its name. L.C. Eiland was named for the principal of […]

Metz, George

Metz was an investigative journalist during the Civil Rights Movement. He became famous for his work during the 1964 murders in Neshoba County. He was the first to report that the FBI had several suspects in the killings. In an interview with the Clarion-Ledger in 2000, he said he knew the identity of Mr. X, […]